Blanche A. Lojas, 81, of Shadyside, Ohio died Wednesday March 6, 2002 in Belmont Community Hospital. She was born August 25, 1920 in Fairpoint, Ohio, a daughter of the late Alexander and Rose Wytoski Ciszewski.
She was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Shadyside, and a member of the Polish National Alliance.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Walter J. Lojas; five brothers, George, Victor, John, Stanley, and Edward Ciszewski and a sister, Stella Olinski.
Surviving are two sisters, Alice Crumbaker of Shadyside and Helen Kontra of Jacobsburg; a brother, Frank Ciszewski of Shadyside, several nieces and nephews.
Friends will be received from 4 to 8 PM Friday at the Bauknecht Altmeyer Funeral Home 3900 Central Avenue Shadyside. Funeral Liturgy with Mass will be at 10 AM Saturday at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Shadyside, Ohio with Father Frank C. Cronin as Celebrant. Vigil services will be Friday at 5 PM.
Interment in Union Cemetery, St. Clairsville, Ohio.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Shadyside Emergency Squad.